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thousands of police power the city of volgograd after was struck by two terror attacks as medics battle for the lives of the wounded r.t. reports on the youngest victims of the attacks. the rings at stores term ian and both kerry and immigrants lifting a seven year old restriction and causing many in britain to worry about a possible influx. and fun and gave his lead to serious injury in even death with us bullies dealing with the spread of random attacks on members of the public reportedly as part of gang initiation. midnight in moscow i'm at present very good to have you with us our top story this
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hour thousands of security officers flooded the russian city of volgograd after two terror attacks in as many days they're trying to find those responsible and stop a third possible act of terror from happening the suicide bombings claimed the lives of thirty four people and left dozens wounded doctors still fighting to save the lives of two critically wounded young girls who were brought to moscow for special care or to go has more. russian children's clinical hospital it's one of the best such hospitals in the country and the girls are both being treated here now the nine year old received her injuries during the first blast that took place in volgograd on the twenty ninth of december both the girl and her mother have sustained injuries and that's terror attack this second terror attack which hits balder god less than twenty four hours later on december thirtieth that took place on the child the bus where both the mother and the grandmother of the three month old baby were killed the girl was said and that is
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the report according to some of the doctors the girl was saved by a blanket in which she was wrapped which prevented her from receiving life threatening injuries from the debris that went flying now it regarding the state of health of both girls the doctors are remaining cautiously optimistic because their injuries are serious and so is their condition overall eighteen people have been brought into law school for treatment of these are some of the more serious cases out of the more than forty people who have sustained injuries thirty four people have been killed in the two terror attacks in volgograd traditionally new year's is one of the biggest holidays in the country but obviously the facilities have been seriously dampened by the horrific attacks in volgograd in fact of the first three days of the year are declared days of mourning in the volgograd region there is also an alert of fifteen day long alerts for heightened terror. danger in the region as well and the mood is also exacerbated by the fact that there are
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thousands of police who have been brought in from other regions as well as internal troops who are literally calming the city of all grab and the region looking for possible clues and also of course to prevent any other terror attacks from happening again so obviously a very desperate kind of trying time for the volgograd region at the moment. following the attacks of russian m.p. . called for the toughest of responses to terrorism hoping to bring back the death penalty for anyone responsible opponents say the current laws are enough for closer look at the debate check out our. lifted its seven year migration restrictions on both garia and romania but authorities in the two poorest e.u. states deny this will lead to a massive influx which has been the subject of much scaremongering in the british press a recent poll shows a quarter of britons want drastic action taken to curb the number of migrants are probably boyko takes a look leading up to the new year the british government hadn't released any
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estimates about the number of remain ians ambled carians that they expected to arrive in britain now that immigration restrictions have been lifted for them. since he hasn't done much to allay the fears of the british public. and although romanians and bulgarians now have every right to live and work freely anywhere within the european union euro skepticism and public concerns over mass immigration a written all time high what are you currently doing to stop the influx of non skilled workers in from the e.u. and planning to do we've made absolutely sure that it's not possible for people to come here simply to claim benefits to a putting
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a brace very tough measures in controls for the latest report by the institute of public policy research dismissed these as symbolic gestures saying the person can cope with very many and garion migration according to the paper instead of alarming the public the government merely needs to implement some minor contingency measures in order to help schools and housing stretch this deadline has been known about for precisely seven years so the idea that we should be rushing around power making about it now it's completely absurd it's quite important for politicians to step back and explain that this is not the end of the world but on the whole immigration and indeed free movement within europe and you know been quite beneficial to the u.k. economy remaining in diplomats to say that their citizens are deeply offended by that portrayal as scroungers and criminals in the u.k. press they point out that most of their citizens are hardworking and will
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contribute to british society something that economists here happy to back up over the available evidence is that the migration to britain has been made or sort of both in terms of cultural enrichment and economic enlargement we have to remember that one point six million britons british nationals are working through the year and they enjoy the benefits of that so if we start setting up you shouldn't draw benefits for migrants we can expect a quick cool cool despite the politicians tough talk in the tabloid headlines fears of a flood of migrants have been dismissed as nonsense and according to remain in officials most of their countrymen would prefer to live in spain or italy anyway. judging by the weather hare you can blame them plenty boy see london immigration is one of the issues pushing people across europe to political extremes the financial crisis is seen the popularity of far right groups rise across the region and now there's
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concern about the methods being used to push their policy. but first a new form of tas time is spreading among some of america's gangs and suspected members of the public being targeted by random attacks for the fun of it were an important i reports on a dangerous game that's already been blamed for several deaths. you're walking down the street minding your own business and without warning police say they are investigating yet another knockout attack attackers mainly in their teens targeting victims at random it's called the knockout game the goal of this violent and twisted so called game is to knock a stranger unconscious with a single punch feared phenomenon across the nation the ongoing brutality has claimed lives in at least three u.s. states here in new york city more than ten people have been randomly assaulted among the youngest a twelve year old student among the oldest seventy six year old woman was walking
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along warman avenue when a man struck her in the head this man too scared to show his face on camera says he was attacked last month while walking home from work surrounded me and one of them as i try to get away one of them said step towards me and. with the close is the other face in some cases suspects have been arrested and charged however exacerbating the problem these videos uploaded on you tube have been viewed by millions raising concerns about copycat attacks many knockouts have taken place in broad daylight as victims were walking through their own neighborhoods and as the n.y.p.d. a department of thirty four thousand officers continue struggling to curb the string of violence citizens are seeking alternatives to stay safe. former n.y.p.d. officer rabbi gary moskowitz is offering his seventh degree black belt skills for
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free to knock out victims and others seeking protection we're going up to someone who works worker you must learn how to be aware you must learn how to fight if some go through time for the knockout attacks are for him and for him ready to moskowitz believes are likely motivated by gang initiation was something the n.y.p.d. hasn't officially acknowledged if they acknowledge that there's a guy who had a problem is they have to really try to curb all the gangs and they can't do that so for three or so a long time they don't want to put a name on something right away because if they put a name want to run they have to go after arts he reached out to the n.y.p.d. to find out what america's most powerful police department is doing to combat the knockout epidemic our questions and interview requests were ignored it is not fair to ask any police for parm to be able to be assigned to everybody in the shrewd they can protect. us from new york city streets the big apple's mass surveillance system does actually allow officials to know where and when many of the crimes are
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occurring but so far filming the knockouts hasn't helped to prevent them marina. new york will stay with us here on our to plenty more still to come later in the program as we take you on the wife of the beautiful man the copy of this scene that will welcome those fake train to the olympic venues. sochi. on their way to antarctica the crew of the i can to make sure that face many challenges. here you have to look out for yourself crashing on to rocks trapped in pack ice in extreme conditions anything can happen and always comes up with surprises you have to keep your eyes open because if there's always something going wrong the ship carries huge reserves of water food fuel as well as helicopters and people able to survive extreme conditions they're ready for anything even an
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apocalypse she's really an incredible ship calling all antarctica stations this is academic a field that of radio check please respond. to secret lumber tour. was able to build a new most sophisticated robot fortunately doesn't sound anything tunes mission to teach creation why it should care about humans and. this is why you should care only. twelve minutes past the hour now good to have you with us a mosque in this we dish capital has been targeted by vandals who spray painted nazi swastikas in the main entrance incidents like this happening all over europe
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after the financial downfall of two thousand and eight watched a trend that could be difficult to reverse the far right gaining ground with the u.k. greece and france among those seeing a spread of nationalism peter all reports. from the birth of the north to go to dawn in greece and the south far right groups are making their voices heard in europe. this financial crisis affected everyone and it has allowed the right wing organizations to give people someone to blame for their problems it's those people's fault that is how they were crucial to greece has seen a marked increase in support of the far right and neo nazi groups golden dawn and all guys ation the right i did by their critics as hooligans and thugs heralded by their supporters as the savior for greece for the greeks and they systematic and not going to preach and cultivate. but
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they attack systematically present golden dawn have made the most they have elected officials on their books including current greek m.p. elias custody at us it's not only in politics that extreme right to abuse the permeating this goal celebration by. athens the order to stop the addis so the midfielder banned for life from the national team despite his claims that he didn't know what the salute meant but the clearest indicator of the popularity of the far right will be when europeans go to the polls in may to vote in the e.u. parliamentary elections one of those parties on the rise and france's muddying lipans national front. on the european people are realizing that the use in empire the soviet union in fact is destroying their freedom despite insistences
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that they want to take part in the political discourse we've seen repeated violent clashes involving these groups even in some of the most stable nations like austria where around a third of people voted for parties that are considered the right wing in a recent election. so we need to slow down immigration i have nothing against foreign us but enough is enough. e.u. is saying why diminish its good to allow again your country is on its own country and it used to wouldn't be like. dictate everything. else it used to be that party's interest spruced and the e.u. second no it's only you. it seems as long as europe spine and says continue to languish in the read more and more people are seeking answers to the right key
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to all of. germany. you know one burg is an expert in social trends who believes right wing parties are gaining support because they propose alternatives and it doesn't matter what those alternatives are. the financial crisis is really the key least in my these parties have gained support in recent years that the crisis had led to distrust of politicians is it has led to distrust of immigration or immigrants i think what they're offering is not a very concrete alternative in terms of policy in terms of economic policy and support for these parties is really based on you know and dislike of the established political regime whatever that is and so people are looking for some alternative and these parties come in and provide that but i don't think it's clear to people what they actually represent or what the consequences of their policies would be. in the next hour max kaiser bowser's finger on some of the reasons europe
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could be still dealing with the financial fallout here's a quick look. we know that people who are in charge of economics know absolutely nothing about money for example none of their economic models include money they just are modeling based on certain assumptions that don't include debt so in the u.k. economy as close to a thousand percent debt to g.d.p. inclusive a bank dead national debt household debt corporate debt that's a thousand percent what you iceland before blew up but i was born tells us this is a good this is a recovery this is good news and this to paper the times of london carries a story saying he's the britain of the year he's the clown of the year he should be getting the clown of the year meanwhile the clown association over there at the festival of red nose day one of the call comic relief they say they're out there actually investing in cigarette companies gambling companies energy companies they're the ones investing in the worst the worst of the worst in terms of
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companies so the real clowns are investing in death and destruction and this guy is not supposed to be a clown is out there doing a clown james getting people more into debt. when archie dot com is the fukushima nuclear disaster threat back rooms of a suspicious coming from a damaged reactor in a plant operator in japan don't say whether it's a dangerous or not also waiting for you a click away interview by a b c chief has been dubbed the most of you tube video of twenty thirteen but made thousands of euros express their dislike for i don't know website. for the new mom and a lot of these. people. pleasure
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to have you with us here on t.v. today i'm sure. think. they would like to know that you know the price is the only industry specifically mentioned in the constitution and. that's because a free and open press is critical to our democracy albus. role. in fact the single biggest threat facing our nation today is the corporate takeover of our government and our press cynical we've been hijacked why handful of transnational corporations will profit by destroying what our founding fathers once i'm job market and on this show we reveal the big picture of what's actually going on in the world we go beyond identifying the problem trucks rational debate and
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real discussion critical issues facing. ready to join the movement then walk the big picture. twenty minutes past the hour now the two thousand and fourteen winter olympics a little more than a month away in the host city sochi getting the fishing finishing touches before welcomes thousands of athletes and spectators are he's having let's say took a train to the venues to see if the fans are in for a pleasant ride. there's
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a new olympic track in town but this one's not just for the athletes so she's skyline has a new landmark a state of the art railway station which will help seamlessly transport the tens of thousands of sports fans to the games come for every thirteen thousand people will go through this terminal at the adler station going towards a wii console cluster where the olympic park is as well as in the mountainous cluster of krasnaya polyana so let's take a look at how long it takes you from here to one of the venue. security is paramount but keeping people moving is lee is also a priority especially when dealing with so many people who are you to the city. this is the hub that will get visitors where they need to be throughout the olympics and paralympics. finding your way in a new country can be daunting particularly if there's
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a new language that you haven't seen before now what so she as well as the administration have done is made things easy for you making all those signs in both english and russian so you never gave it is easy. as one of the games these trains will be getting from you know one fan zipping around this year as well as world cup spectators come twenty eighteen. it's really really nice it's very new very spacious very comfortable. it's a pleasure well it's my second time under strain it's. very convenient. connecting the areas peaks and valleys. in construction one of the international award for some tricky tonally through the environmentally sensitive landscape efforts which have paid off to give passengers a more pleasant ride fifteen minutes later we've just moved from the subtopic or
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palm city of la and now you are not left the beautiful mountains. thirty minutes later and we've finally made it to our final destination without a glance it's a little bit cold to. bud so we're going to warm you up with more from the be on the olympics with me tell them what they in the city obviously lympics so i will leave you with that a very warm welcome from sort. bring you more reports from the winter olympics host city throughout the week so stay with us. sochi for the twenty fourteen olympics what's this police line. is is so special as the russian resort prepares to welcome the world how are the games shaping the city's present and future life so it will bring it
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this is a moment everybody from a very cold snowy windy mountainous tough beyond the olympics would come. on our team. take a look at some other stories making global headlines another bloody day for all rock a suicide car bomb leaving nineteen dead thirty wounded after going off in a crowded commercial street in northeast baghdad earlier another blast in the capital on a minibus claimed for lives and then in the north of the country three soldiers were killed when militants attacked their patrol. car bomb blast at the southern suburb of the lebanese capital beirut known to be a stronghold of the shiite militant group hezbollah five people killed twenty wounded the explosion was near the building of hezbollah's t.v. station all men are the incident follows last week's blast near parliament that killed five including a former finance minister. israel's former prime minister ariel sharon who's been
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in a coma for nearly eight years now described as being in critical condition the eighty five year old sure own fell into a coma in two thousand and six after a severe stroke several of his organs including his kidneys said to be failing the hardline politician was elected prime minister in two thousand and one. arrested helicopter evacuated all passengers aboard a russian research vessel trapped in the antarctic ice the ship with tourists and scientists from australia and russia has been stuck for more than a week now those rescued will travel on an australian ice breaker to tasmania twenty two russian crew members remain aboard to try and free the ship from the ice . next report of another slightly luckier group of scientists who packed up their gadgets strapped on their boots and headed to antarctica this is already international day with.
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recently the federal reserve system celebrated its one hundredth birthday yeah the big con game that just a few years ago no one seemed to know about has been in place for one hundred years so let's celebrate the federal reserve by remembering all their accomplishments since nine hundred thirteen firstly they've managed to take the printing of money out of the hands of the u.s. government and thus out of the hands of u.s. voters i want it comes to money who needs to mock received representation anyways they also managed to whittle away the dollars tagging the gold until nixon finally said forget gold let's print our way out of vietnam and because there's no link between the dollar and gold the purchasing power of the dollar has reduced by at least twenty three times since the fed came into being lovely but what about the next hundred years well if the recent rounds of quantitative easing are any sign of
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things to come then we're going to be seeing a lot more inflation and big private bankers getting richer while we all get poorer bad people generally don't survive one hundred years but bad systems sadly can go on and on and on forever but that's just my opinion. the. economic ups and downs in the final. days the something. the old sang night and the rest of that life until you meet a female baby it briefly come up a please please. play
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. play. play. play. play play. play i. why is the price of gold so high. demand global demand do you think oldest money.
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know the value of the only place we have to live of the water that we need to survive it's not compared to i mean gold we're not going to eat gold we're not going to bait. we're not going to drink what clearly is and is in a desperate economic situation absolutely right what we're wrong to do is say therefore any kind of economic development from the outside is going to be a benefit their only purpose is to extract as much money as possible to feed into the global financial system. with heart. geo political economic system that's extremely exploited or. first was a question where the mining should even be carried out altogether can it be done in
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a way which doesn't destroy people's lives resources environment well you know those are pretty serious questions mining it's not a what a moment problem it's happening in asia in africa and south america and central america in mexico and it's even happening in kenya not in the united states. cape town south africa the i condemn it few other us diesel electric research vessels you spoilt. the flag to show the rheem pilot is a bonus an officer with unrivaled knowledge of these waters he still has to ship out into the atlantic and then returns to dock. this is the very last off but you.